Dana Delany by Randee St. Nicholas/ABC, Ed Westwick by Andrew Eccles/The CW and Ali Larter by Paul Drinkwater/NBC
Senior editors Matt Mitovich and Mickey O'Connor answer your questions! E-mail us your own scoopy needs.The Housewives premiere is still weeks away! Tide me over with some scoop? SusanMatt: A near-death experience is going to set up a major health crisis for one of the male residents of Wisteria Lane. And thats about all I can say without Marc Cherry getting all angry like he did last spring when I spoiled the time-warp.What does Season 2 have in store for Gossip Girl's Jenny and Chuck? I heard they might get together. XOXO. SamanthaMickey: In the name of American Apparel, bite your tongue! Jenny will be too busy toiling away at a dress form anyway, as Season 2 fleshes out her fashion-related ambitions, which may or may not include Blair's mom. The Basshole, on the other hand, will avenge the loss of Victrola that "classy" burlesque club in which he wanted his dad to invest by turning his sights on an equally seedy Brooklyn venue, and with help from...
Courtney B. Vance, Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Most actors would kill for a regular role on a series — particularly any piece of the criminally successful Law & Order franchise. But initially, Courtney B. Vance was skeptical when L&O creator Dick Wolf offered him the part of Assistant District Attorney Ron Carver on Law & Order: Criminal Intent (on NBC, Sundays at 9 pm/ET) back in 2001. Not only was Vance reluctant to tie himself down to one project, he didn't like the idea of leaving his wife, Angela Bassett, back in Los Angeles while he shot the show in New York City. Eventually Vance signed on, and this past January, L&O: CI reached a major milestone: 100 episodes. The residuals alone co
Back in 2002, Law & Order: Criminal Intent introduced Olivia d'Abo as the sinister Nicole Wallace (aka Elizabeth Hitchens). More than once, this homicidal hussy has proved an unusually crafty adversary for Vincent d'Onofrio's Detective Goren, who's got a soft spot for her. This Sunday at 9 pm/ET, NBC will let L&O: CI fans decide whether Nicole lives or dies. Say what?
Here's the sitch: The producers shot two endings for this week's episode, entitled "Great Barrier." Viewers east of the Mississippi will see one version, while those in the West will see the other. Both endings will be available for screening on NBC.com, where you're invited to vote for the one you prefer. The ultimate fate of Nicole Wallace will then be revealed on Oct. 24.
In pulling this stunt, series creator Rene Balcer says he's not mimicking the audience-participation element of reality shows. "With all due respect to reality TV, this idea p